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MOSCOW, October 6 (Itar-Tass) — Russian President Dmitry Medvedev is holding talks with Abkhazian President Alexander Ankvab in the Kremlin.
The two leaders are meeting one-on-one. Taking part in the talks for Russia are Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and presidential aide Sergei Prikhodko.
The Abkhazian side includes acting Deputy Prime Minister, Finance Minister Beslan Kubrava and deputy head of the administration of the Abkhazian president Vyacheslav Chirikba.
It is the first visit by Abkhazia's third president to the Russian Federation after his inauguration in Sukhum ten days ago. At that time, Federation Council speaker Valentina Matviyenko, who led the Russian delegation, passed him an invitation to visit Moscow from the Russian leader.